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More companies invest in training to prevent sexual harassment – But it might not be doing much good

Available Online https://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-sexual-h...
Publication Date February 20, 2018
Author Roger Showley
Source Los Angeles Times
Source Type Newspaper
Summary

This article focuses on the effectiveness of increased sexual harassment training. The article states that traditional methods of sexual harassment training (i.e., compliance, education, training) may not be as effective as videos and in-person trainings. It also states that training sessions need to include employees at all levels to help empower even low-level employees to speak up against harassment. California has introduced laws that extend the statute of limitations, broaden definitions, loosen arbitration-requirement provisions, and regulate how many years companies must keep complaint records as an attempt to more effectively address workplace harassment.

Keywords Sexual harassment, workplace harassment training, training
Reference

Showley, R. (2018, February 20). More companies invest in training to prevent sexual harassment – But it might not be doing much good. Los Angeles Times. [Online]. Retrieved March 1, 2018, from http://www.latimes.com

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